UW-Extension/Madison Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update 12/20/14-12/26/14

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek and Joyce Wu, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic

The PDDC receives samples of many plant and soil samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from December 20, 2014 through December 26, 2014.

Plant/Sample Type, Disease/Disorder, Pathogen, County


Potato, Bacterial Soft Rot, Pectobacterium carotovora, Portage

Potato, Fusarium Dry Rot, Fusarium sp., Portage

For additional information on plant diseases and their control, visit the PDDC website at pddc.wisc.edu.